Chicken Fried Steak and Creamy Gravy

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 2 servings
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2 pounds round steak, cut 1/2-inch thick and pounded with mallet

Salt and pepper

1 cup flour

2 eggs, beaten

Hot pepper sauce

4 cups crushed saltine crackers

1/4 cup corn oil

4 cups of milk


  1. Season steaks with salt and pepper. Reserve 1/4 cup of flour. Dredge each steak in flour, egg and cracker crumbs. In a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat corn oil. Add steaks and cook until golden brown and crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Pour off all but 4 tablespoon remaining oil and set over low heat. Whisk 1/4 flour into hot oil and bring to simmer. Gradually whisk in milk and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper.